Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Islamic Arabic 236 (Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham)



Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Kitāb yawāqīt al-mawāqīt fī madḥ al-shayʾ wa-dhammihī by Thaʿālibī, ʿAbd al-Malik ibn Muḥammad, 961 or 962-1037 or 1038

Praise and blame of many subjects supported by quotation from prose and poetry.

On the end fly leaves (fol. 74-76) have been added some extra pieces, in other 18th-century hands, including a Qaṣīdah by Manjaq Pāshā, d. 1669, and a Qaṣīdah on a visit to a graden in 1150.

Language(s): Arabic


Printed catalogue no. 1717
GAL I 284-6; no.24;

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 76 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 16.4 × 12.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):


15-16 lines per page


Written in Naskh of about the 15th century, but a number of leaves have been supplied by an 18th-century hand.



Origin: Undated, probably 15th-18th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on H. L. Gottschalk et al.: Islamic Arabic Manuscripts. Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts. Vol. IV. Revised edition edited by Derek Hopwood. Birmingham: Selly Oak Colleges, 1985, with additional enhancements.


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Funding of Cataloguing

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